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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By bikerfish
I have a 2012, same as your 2013, I installed a...

I have a 2012, same as your 2013, I installed a 14.3 spring from racetech, wasn't too hard to do, I think it's the same as on the older bikes. I ride mostly 2 up with camping gear, and the spring has...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By bikerfish
I picked up a used darien here in the flea market...

I picked up a used darien here in the flea market for my GF, reasonable price and it was damn near new.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 195,793
Posted By bikerfish
didn't know anything about it, but might be worth...

didn't know anything about it, but might be worth checking out being that close.

edit, just figured out I'm going to go listen to Willie Nelson and Old Crow Medicine show that Friday, bummer.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By bikerfish
I've been wearing a LS2 mx453, usually find em...

I've been wearing a LS2 mx453, usually find em online for around 170 bucks. It fits me really well, and has surprised me with how well made it is for the money.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,456
Posted By bikerfish
seems to me you need to trade the vanagon and the...

seems to me you need to trade the vanagon and the RT for a Subaru and a v-strom!!
while I love my airheads, I have 6 of them, I grew tired of constantly fiddling with them as the years went by, and...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
Hahahaha!!!!! Awesome!!

Hahahaha!!!!! Awesome!!
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
JLo's head must be spinning in circles, wondering...

JLo's head must be spinning in circles, wondering what the hell is wrong with him! I'm beginning to wonder also, he was there at the beginning, but kept falling back, what's this weeks excuse? Yamaha...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, I thought that ring looked wrong, I believe...

yeah, I thought that ring looked wrong, I believe the original and proper one is round in cross section. Been a while though.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
haha!! yeah, I caught that.

haha!! yeah, I caught that.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,173
Posted By bikerfish
good looking g/s, you don't buy it for 6500,...

good looking g/s, you don't buy it for 6500, somebody else will! What's a new GS cost?? and they aren't making any more of the old ones.
That's why I'm keeping mine:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By bikerfish
I actually had one of those snap rings fail...

I actually had one of those snap rings fail before, probably at the 200k mark, kinda leaves you dead in the water wondering WTF just happened!! THEN, you find out it was a 25 cent F-ing snap ring.
...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
Mark was stupid, he could have simply finished...

Mark was stupid, he could have simply finished 2nd, but he was determined to fight for the win. Shaping up to be the best season in years!!!
ROSSI!!!!:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,334
Posted By bikerfish
Nice!! this is what I'm trying to work on for my...

Nice!! this is what I'm trying to work on for my strom, just trying to mount it so the heat from the exhaust doesn't cook anything on the bicycle and also allow a clear view for the brake and turn...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
seems he's seeking some help ...

seems he's seeking some help

http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2015/Apr/150415a7y.htm
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,305
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, indy is kinda boring, but the changes they...

yeah, indy is kinda boring, but the changes they made for last year helped, though it's still flat as a pancake. BUT, it's a great value, tickets are relatively cheap, good seats everywhere, lots of...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,265
Posted By bikerfish
awesome! plus I always try to catch the...

awesome! plus I always try to catch the supercross action!
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By bikerfish
the two most important words, cerveza, el bano.

the two most important words, cerveza, el bano.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By bikerfish
while you're lobbying to get zippers...

while you're lobbying to get zippers standardized, can you try to get cell phone chargers standardized also??:wink:

seriously, like said above, a good seamstress can fix the issue.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By bikerfish
oh yeah, Toadrock is not to be missed, turned out...

oh yeah, Toadrock is not to be missed, turned out to one of the highlights of my last trip to BC!! Great place to lay back, have a beer, and share stories with fellow riders. Clean showers and...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By bikerfish
I use this on my phone, it's come in very handy...

I use this on my phone, it's come in very handy when on the road. http://www.allstays.com/apps/camptent.htm

It lists damn near every national forest, state forest, state park campsite and...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By bikerfish
I agree with what has been said about daily...

I agree with what has been said about daily mileage, simply put, it's a slower ride in that corner of the world, and I for one didn't mind it one bit, considering the scenery is simply awesome.
I'd...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By bikerfish
Nice job! I know what it's like riding those...

Nice job! I know what it's like riding those passes 2-up and loaded!!
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,129
Posted By bikerfish
I don't think it was a big deal safety-wise. that...

I don't think it was a big deal safety-wise. that front straight is wide, the bike was against the wall, seems at that point of the straight the riders are on the other side of the track anyways to...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 125,131
Posted By bikerfish
I know he's done a ton, by rallying, I meant...

I know he's done a ton, by rallying, I meant Dakar like stuff on a bike. But I could def see him do it in a car.
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 139,881
Posted By bikerfish
The nacho bucket at st louis was quite good, and...

The nacho bucket at st louis was quite good, and for what ya got, a good deal, beers were pricy, but the bar was right behind us up the steps, and never a line!!
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 125,131
Posted By bikerfish
Rossi shows no interest in F1, he tested a car...

Rossi shows no interest in F1, he tested a car years ago, and I'm sure he could do decent times given the practice, but Rossi likes to have FUN, and F1 simply doesn't suit his style, way too many...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,305
Posted By bikerfish
haha!! actually, he wasnt' "right up", he was a...

haha!! actually, he wasnt' "right up", he was a bit behind, but still 2nd on his 2nd ride on the Honda, guess he's starting to feel comfortable on it.
looks to be an interesting rest of the...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,305
Posted By bikerfish
fucking Crutchlow!!!! right up marks ass!! nice!

fucking Crutchlow!!!! right up marks ass!! nice!
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,376
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, I've been in Jackson WY in august and had...

yeah, I've been in Jackson WY in august and had temps fall into the 20s at night, and that was in town, when we left early the next morning heading south, the temps continued to DROP!!!
AND the...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,743
Posted By bikerfish
I'm a cheap ass, I got a couple nylon washers...

I'm a cheap ass, I got a couple nylon washers from the hardware store for about 17 cents and put them between the bar end weight and the throttle tube, providing just enough friction to hold the...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,376
Posted By bikerfish
may can still be winter in the mountains, passes...

may can still be winter in the mountains, passes may still be closed due to snow. in may, I'd head to new mexico, Utah, and Arizona.
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By bikerfish
can you ride a dirt bike? do you have any off...

can you ride a dirt bike? do you have any off road experience? THAT is what counts doing these passes. A novice would have trouble on a 250, while someone with experience will bounce over with little...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,592
Posted By bikerfish
any type of lightweight hiking type pants, either...

any type of lightweight hiking type pants, either with the zip off legs or not. They don't take up much room, are very comfy, and dry fast.
for chilly evenings in camp, I'll wear my longjohns under...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 139,881
Posted By bikerfish
something broke, I was there and when they were...

something broke, I was there and when they were pushing the bike back, the rear wheel wouldn't spin.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,917,811
Posted By bikerfish
I believe the OP of that pic is traveling 2-up,...

I believe the OP of that pic is traveling 2-up, so yeah, ya gotta take more shit, like twice as much.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,475
Posted By bikerfish
Just a heads up, good deals can be found on base...

Just a heads up, good deals can be found on base layers right now at ski shops, with the ski season ending, most shops have good sales. Im in taos right now and a couple shops have 50% sales.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By bikerfish
I'd tell the harley guy his bike's gonna get...

I'd tell the harley guy his bike's gonna get dirty!!
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,727
Posted By bikerfish
been mixing brands for half a million miles,...

been mixing brands for half a million miles, never an issue. For long trips, I used to put a street tire on the back and a dualsport on the front, this was back before longer range dualsport tires...
Forum: Upcoming 03-19-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,014
Posted By bikerfish
they should change the name to the "recall...

they should change the name to the "recall rally"!!:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By bikerfish
I mounted a homemade set on mine a few years...

I mounted a homemade set on mine a few years back, I made my own mounts from steel strap from home depot, very sturdy.
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